Film Review: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Posted on by 5WC in Film

I missed the 74th playing of the Hunger Games when it hit the cinema’s last year; only catching up with it later after its release on Blu-ray, but I must say I enjoyed it, it was tense, gripping, exciting, and for a franchise film didn’t feel overly commercialised. And so, when the trailers for the follow up – Catching Fire – started to appear on the big screen I was expecting big things.

At this point I must confess I haven’t read the books. And therefore, don’t know the story/what happens next where I am going to be taken. My entire preconceived expectations around the plot and direction of the film are based on the trailer and the fact that I know this is the middle book of the trilogy. Read more